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Just Be Positive At All Costs!! The Best…

March 7, 2013 by Vanessa Hobbes

Sometimes I get scared or depressed and that’s the way it is. I’m not going to fake it to myself.   In the early 2000s a member of my family whom I love dearly (obviously) was diagnosed with...

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Glaucoma - a Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

What is glaucoma?   Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve—the part of the eye that carries the images we see to the brain. The optic nerve is made up of many nerve fibers, like an electric...

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Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell - Opening the Me…

September 26, 2011 by National Library of Medicine

The first woman to receive an M.D. degree in the United States   Medical School: Geneva Medical College  Career Path: Obstetrics and Gynecology Achievement: 1849 - Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive an M.D. degree from an American...

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Coconut Oil Could Combat Tooth Decay

September 28, 2012 by Society for General Microbiology

Digested coconut oil is able to attack the bacteria that cause tooth decay   It is a natural antibiotic that could be incorporated into commercial dental care products, say scientists presenting their work at the Society for General...

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The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill Hel…

January 18, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

The combined oral contraceptive pill does alleviates the symptoms of painful menstrual periods   A large Scandinavian study that has been running for 30 years has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms...

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Recurring Shoulder Instability Injuries …

July 31, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

How to Minimize the Chances of Shoulder Injuries   Summer is a peak season for many sports, and with that comes sport-related injuries. Among those injuries is shoulder joint dislocation. According to a literature review in the August...

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Collaborative approach needed to address the significant socio-economic impact of leading lung...

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The resulting paper, 'What do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle...

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Married to Medical School: The…

I do not doubt that I have the intelligence, care, compassion, and...

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The Plight of an International…

Here is a compelling story of a Bulgarian trained physician who has...

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